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Good Samaritan Society Social Worker Full Time in Canistota, South Dakota

Location: Good Samaritan Society Canistota
Address: 700 W Main St, Canistota, SD 57012-2005 USA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Summary

  • Shifts are Monday through Friday including one weekend every two months and one holiday per year

  • Team orientated environment and culture, with opportunities for growth

  • This Full Time position offers great benefits; Paid Holidays, PTO, 401k w/match, Health, Dental, Vision, and many more

  • We are now conducting virtual interviews to provide safety to our residents and staff members. Support your community and apply today!

Job Responsibilities

  • This position admits, transfers and discharges residents as appropriate; works with family members and the interdisciplinary team to assure resident centered care

  • Contacts appropriate community members, speaks at community functions and conducts tours and educational sessions; keeps community aware and up to date on the care center/campus

  • Formulates and coordinates interdisciplinary discharge plans for residents

  • Assures successful transfer of residents both within the center/campus and to outside agencies

  • Assures leave of absences are processed smoothly

  • Assures all aspects of admissions process of residents is done in compliance with state and federal regulations and in compliance with GSS guidelines

  • Assesses and develops a plan of care that meets residents’ needs

  • Provides or arranges for social services for residents / family members as appropriate

  • Completes all documents related to social work

  • Educates families and residents regarding placement, care and rights

  • Teaches staff on issues related to resident care, rights, and behaviors

  • Uses the EMR accurately

Good Samaritan Society-Canistota has a Behavior Program contracted with South Dakota’s Department of Social Services. The Behavior Program allows the center to admit elderly residents with mental illnesses/advanced dementia with behaviors. The program has a 15-resident capacity. The Social Worker leads this program.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a human services field including but not limited to sociology, special education, gerontology, rehabilitation counseling or psychology

  • Licensure or certification as a social worker in the state where the center /campus is located, if required by State Social Work licensing board

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit https//

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit https//

Req ID: req50227